NAPLES — Go to naplesnews.com for the best local election news coverage as well as real-time updates of the historic 2008 presidential election.
The home page of Naples Daily News’ Web site is being transformed Election Day to give readers the best and most complete multimedia coverage possible of the local elections in Collier and Lee counties.
"Expect naplesnews.com to retool in order to redistribute a wealth of information on Election Day," said Jonathan Utz, managing editor of digital. "We promise to cover the leadership change from the bottom up.”
Wake up Tuesday morning with a live Election Day blog from staff writers in the field and exit polling results throughout the day from local precincts. See the lines at area polling locations from Studio 55 videos at the scene.
Multimedia coverage on Tuesday also will include online photo galleries and colorful comments from readers. Local voters are even asked to logon and report polling place problems.
Tuesday night, count on seeing ballot results and voter turnout as released by the supervisors of election. Get the latest on the Collier schools funding referendum, Florida’s marriage amendment, Southwest Florida's congressional seats and all other local races and state issues. Look for coverage of voter turnout and any problems at the polls.
Stay up to date with the presidential contest as the vote comes in with a dynamic map of red and blue states. The online news team plans to cover the presidential election through the night, if need be.
Wednesday morning, expect complete election results, including percentages of votes for each race, with reaction stories, photos and videos. Readers are encouraged to leave a message for the new president through comments online.
Read how the world reacts to our nation’s new leader and look for a state-by-state breakdown of the electoral vote and popular votes. Read predictions and share your thoughts about the future of our nation at this time of certain change and economic uncertainty.